Aenictus moebii pudicus

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Aenictus moebii pudicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Aenictus
Species: A. moebii
Subspecies: A. moebii pudicus
Trinomial name
Aenictus moebii pudicus
Santschi, 1919



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ivory Coast (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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Countries Occupied

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Estimated Abundance

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Known only from the male caste.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • pudicus. Aenictus mutatus st. pudicus Santschi, 1919b: 234 (m.) IVORY COAST.
    • Type-material: 19 syntype males.
    • Type-locality: Ivory Coast: Dimbroko (Le Moult).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • Subspecies of mutatus: Bolton, 1995b: 60 (error).
    • Subspecies of moebii: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 754.
    • Distribution: Ivory Coast.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp.
  • Santschi, F. 1919b. Fourmis nouvelles éthiopiennes. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 6: 229-240 (page 234, male described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. New York: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1139.